Delhi belly

noun

Del·​hi belly ˈde-lē- How to pronounce Delhi belly (audio)
: diarrhea contracted in India especially by tourists

Examples of Delhi belly in a Sentence

her long-planned vacation was spoiled by a bad case of Delhi belly

Word History

Etymology

Delhi, India

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Delhi belly was in 1942

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Cite this Entry

“Delhi belly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Delhi%20belly. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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